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LostArtPress on Instagram“Good Work: The Chairmaking Life of John Brown” by Christopher Williams (@welshchairmaker) is now available for pre-publication ordering at our web site. If you order the book before March, you will receive a free pdf download at checkout. Apologies in advance that we sell only in the United States. The book will be available from our international retailers at a later date.This is why we Smythe sew our books’ signatures. This unsewn book fell apart in my hands this morning. The book is about 40 years old — a young-un in my opinion.Another sample of my stool from “The Anarchist’s Design Book: Expanded Edition,” which is in the warehouse now and will begin shipping soon.
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Category Archives: Core77 Columns
My January column at Core77 is available to read for free and covers the design process we went through to develop the Crucible curved card scraper. It’s a simple tool, but it’s remarkable how much work goes into something before … Continue reading
Core77 has just published my latest column, which details how I generate ideas for books, furniture, tools and such. It’s free to read, as always. Generating buckets of ideas (both good and bad) is an important part of my business. … Continue reading
Those of you who have read my peckings for a while know my deep interest in architecture. And if you’ve read any of George Walker and Jim Tolpin’s books on design, you know that (most) furniture design springs from architecture. … Continue reading
I think that some of the modern rules for making a comfortable chair are inflexible, misinterpret the human body and ignore the needs of people on the shorter half of the bell curve. I wrote up my thoughts for my … Continue reading
I don’t have a lick of formal training in furniture or industrial design (my only design schooling was in graphic design). And yet, after reading the book “The Old Way of Seeing” by Jonathan Hale in the 1990s, I decided … Continue reading
Long-time readers of this blog probably saw this one coming. My June column at Core77 is about how I mix my anarchism with my design work. It’s a summation of how I work, with examples from projects you might be … Continue reading